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Aug 12, 2013 3:00am PDT
in eight years of george bush? >> my producer just coughed up a hairball. >>sorry. >>just be grateful current tv doesn't come in "smell-o-vision" >> oh come on! the sweatshirt is nice and all, but i could use a golden lasso. (vo)only on current tv. if you believe in state's rights but still support the drug war you must be high. >> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> do you think there is any chance we'll ever hear the president even say the word "carbon tax"? >> with an opened mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned great leadership so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter) >> cutting throught the clutter of today's top stories. >> this is the savior of the republican party? i mean really? >> ... with a unique perspective. >> teddy rosevelt was a weak asmatic kid who never played sports until he was a grown up. >> (laughter) >> ... and lots of fancy buzz words. >> family values, speding, liberty, economic freedom, hard-working moms, crushing debt, cute little p
CNN
Aug 12, 2013 1:00pm PDT
and win the republican nomination was george bush. >> in 2000. >> you you were probably not even out of high school at the time. >> that's very kind. >> so why the continued rush on iowa? >> at least for the republican side, it doesn't predict victory in the white house but there is p.r. value. there is political value. there's some cache there. just ask rick santorum and michele bachmann. and michele bachmann's campaign was flailing until she'll won that straw pole. it can breathe new life into a struggling campaign. now, it's up to them to do with that what they will and make a go of it, but iowa is still important politically and p.r. wise. >> and all the speculation on hillary clinton who came in third in 2008, she has not visited any of these early states. what's going on here? >> a, she doesn't have to because she's a huge, huge front-runner. she hasn't even signalled she's going to do it. but i think it's very interesting. you look at that display of all of those republican leaders and you don't see one of them, as best i can tell, who inspires a lot of confidence they can bec
FOX Business
Aug 12, 2013 7:00pm EDT
not have become presidents of the united states that would be a shame. bill clinton, george bush, and barack obama. it seems more like an argument for mmre energetic greg apprehensions, not more leniency. ♪ forget the recess, forget detente. president obama's prescription is not exactly the first move toward a cordial relations. national security analyst next. ♪ ♪ lou: president obama denying that his relationship with president putin is bad, but then he said this about putin. you figure it out. >> i don't have a bad personal relationship with putin. when we have conversations they are candid, blunt, oftentimes constructive. i know the press likes to focus on body language, and he has that kind of slouched looking like the board to kate in the back of the classroom lou: well, if that is a good relationship and i don't know. those comments after canceling a moscow summit over the edward snowden assigned -- asylum. behaving like teenage ways. joining us now, former national security analysts, great to have you with this. there is something disconcerting about hearing the pres
Current
Aug 12, 2013 6:00am PDT
. and i think that -- again, does it make a difference who's at the top? when george w. bush was ordering -- then this makes a huge difference. frank in l.a., you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi, frank. >> caller: you know, it is not surprising that the government spies on you but the problem is that they privatized it. why would they pay a private company -- to do this and you don't even know what they're doing with the information. the only allegiance is to the ceo and the stockholders. >> that is probably the biggest thing that snowden did was break -- >> stephanie: we shouldn't be giving jackalopes like him access to security. >> caller: it is obscene. they don't make a profit. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: and you have people that are dedicated when they work for the government, they're dedicated because they want their pensions. they want to retire. >> stephanie: that's the point you made, chris. first of all, i feel like greenwald used him. he put him up to this. he didn't go into this job to serve -- >> and now snowden -- >> stephanie: he did this to leak all of this stuff
FOX News
Aug 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT
, george bush or barack obama were caught any of these times under this scenario. we would have three different presidents, 42, 43, 44 would be different. mandatory sentencing, they wouldn't be able to do it. i like the idea. i am still against legalizing the drugs, i think it should be held at the state level. >> well, i was going to ask kimberly, how does that work. what eric holder asks is that the u.s. attorneys take a look at their local area and come back to him with a plan for how you could take a minimum sentencing, maximum sentencing, i'm sorry, or minimum i guess it is minimum, and change it to meet your local needs. how does that work if drugs are illegal federally? >> he is circumventing the federal authority, i don't think that's legal, but that never stopped him before, this is eric holder. he is now the drug czar afternoon sentencing czar. do i believe this is an area that needs improvement? yes, i have seen there's not enough discretion when you have federal guidelines and you're seeing people low level wrapped in something and go away for life, there's disparity. shou
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT
, president george w. bush had made 50 visits to his texas ranch totalling all or part of 323 days. knoller said that he always puts the word "vacation" in quotes because as he said u.s. presidents don't really get to take a vacation. the job comes with them 24/7. well, i'm hoping president obama plays lots of golf in the next couple of days or shoots hoops or whatever else he needs to do to maintain his mental edge. i felt the same way about president george w. bush, and i never begrudged him his time at the ranch. all told he was there during 490 days during his presidency. the health of the country is largely a function of the physical and mental health of its commander in chief. and if blowing off a steam with a couple of bogeys or a beer in the clubhouse keeps him sharper when the red phone rings, we're all better off for it. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being was. "politicsnation" with al sharpton starts right now. >> thanks, michael, and thanks to you for tuning in. tonight's lead, a big victory for justice and civil rights. today a federal judge ruled that new york's stop a
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2013 2:00pm EDT
of texas does recently because of the leadership though shown by george w. bush, is that when you look at states like arizona, not typical in arizona, but i was just thinking alabama, arkansas' next. if you look at arizona, if memory serves arizona export something like $50 billion a year. if you look at texas can we export $206 billion a year. 35% of those exports go directly to mexico. i think george w. bush understood the tenuous but important relationship that has to exist with our neighbors to the south. i think he was very strategic and smart in building and growing and fostering a relationship over time. and today, texas is benefiting from his leadership back then. a large proportion of the hispanic owned firms in this state and minority owned firms in the state are actually owned by mexican nationals. and so this didn't happen by accident. it happened because very strategic visionary leadership happened two, three decades or a decade ago. now we are benefiting from the. >> creating an environment. >> absolutely. doesn't happen overnight. now you see other states beginning to re
FOX Business
Aug 11, 2013 8:00pm EDT
holt eek en on whether he's moved to free market capitalism. form president george w. bush in the hospital after successfully undergoing a heart stent being placed. the blockage was discovered at the cooper clinic in dallas yesterday and at the recommendation of his doctor, a stent was placed in his artery. a bush spokesman says the former president is in high spirits and is expected to be discharge tomorrow. fannie may and freddie mac in his economic pitch today. >> private capital should take a bigger role in the mortgage market. i know that sounds confusing to folks who call me a socialist. i think i saw posters on the way in. but i actually believe in the free market. i believe that our housing system should operate where there's a limited government role and private lending should be the backbone of the housing market. >> joining us now. doug has holtz-aekin. president of the american action forum. doug, good to have you with us. >> thank you. >> the president quite rightly noting his departure from what has been a seemingly socialist kind of perspective and way in his
FOX News
Aug 12, 2013 1:00pm PDT
. they discounselled jimmy carter, bill clinton, george w. bush. all had successful careers, and so many candidates the main dream media loves they go down in a ball of flames and in 2008, everybody was 'tapping hillary clinton. >> you mentioned bill clinton the modern-day of the left, and i can remember headline office him runnin' 1992 when his affairs and everything else. he didn't have any chance at all and he was going up against a very popular incumbent. so he was political dead meat and then he became the president. >> can i say something. sitting in the "washington post" newsroom and writing things like this is the last place on earth to understand presidential politics, shaping the future. the which will phoning for all candidates is at a unique moment in history. we have only nonincumbent election, something is going on. the country is dissatisfied. if the run -- republicans run the traditional candidates they'll law enforcement -- they'll lose. donald trump, he said differently? i was reading the news -- she didn't mention what he said, and what did he say? we need to be a rich country ag
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2013 10:00pm EDT
of the george w. bush presidency. it was good to see so many former colleagues in the room to host the event tonight. with that i would like to introduce the former chief of staff mrs. laura bischoff. [applause] >> good morning everyone. thanks for coming. this has been an incredible turn out. in fact, as you know, he was on fox news has one of his interviews. i went on facebook and i said when are you going to do your party in washington? and he responded like that. would you be willing to host it? [laughter] >> immediately. >> thank you so much for hosting us here at edelman and brian mccormick and all the coasts that are here. i don't want to start with names because i will forget all of 30 of you that were willing to support this and also your book. so we thank you so much for doing that. we know that we had an incredible turn out. we could sit about 200 people and we have responses as you know for the waiting list. so, we know we've run out of books. i was just told, however, we were told there was possible. you can still order the book and these are bookplates. they are nice and big an
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2013 7:00am PDT
when you look at putin, george w. bush said he looked into putin's eyes and saw his souls. he look into putin's eyes and see three words, kgb. i think that is true true. on the other hand, the president of the united states does not need to disregard the important relationship with russia. russia is helping us in afghanistan. they have blocked us. what i'm really saying is that putin feels he is acting in the best interests of his country and we have got to act in the best interests of ours. russia is not a friend or an ally but not a country that can be disregarded. i don't think you throw the baby out with the bath water-by-they we had to be tough with putin. >> congressman, thank you. >> jackie, edward snowden's dad preparing to visit him. here is what he said on abc. >> tipts what i would liat this this to be vetted and open court for american people to have the important facts. i see political theater. i was disappointed in the president's press conference. i believe that is driven by his clear understanding that the american people are absolutely unhappy with what they have l
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2013 12:00pm PDT
with george w. bush, who disagreed with racial profiling. most people have. what we have is a policy that's been sold as something else. today you have a federal court stepping in saying, no, mayor bloomberg, stop discriminating on the basis of race. that's what this program is. >> on the politics of this, the other thing pete pointed out is mayor bloomberg is really behind the times with this law and order, anything to lower crime. there is no proof that stop and frisk does lower crime. that's another matter. going back to holder, pete is absolutely right that the politics of this have shifted. not just rand paul and mike lee, the libertarians. you're also seeing a lot of republican governors across the country. governors like rick perry. ken cuccinelli said if you really believe no one is beyond redemption, then we need to stop throwing away that key. toure, to your point on the changes that have already been made in the crack and coke sentencing disparity, that has already saved us $.5 billion, 16 years in prison, and not to mention the moral failings that previously were there in that
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2013 1:00pm PDT
is right. the fact is that republicans who win iowa generally don't go onto the nomination not since george w. bush. democrats generally do. but the reason this is starting so early is because you have a competition between people like cruz and rand paul to be the nonchristie in this race. i'm for ted cruz for the republican nomination or failing that paul. republican friend of mine said to me this weekend if either of them wins the nomination, they'll get spanked in the general. he won't vote for them. but that's what's happening here. chris christie would have a hard time winning iowa. he's conservative but believes in governing. his opening comes in new hampshire which is what happened with romney and before that will with john mccain. >> nia, professor, thank you so much for covering all the spots. thank you. to developing newses in afternoon, james whitey bulger who spread terror around south boston for decades before disappearing for almost 20 years was convict this had afternoon on a raft of racketeering charges including his participation in the murder of 11 individuals. the gangste
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2013 8:00am EDT
hardly ever come up. they were attacking dick cheney, attacking george bush with, attacking the fbi and others, nsa had pretty much been unscathed in all this. the only time it really came up as a matter of debate in the intelligence committee was people from the nsa coming forward and saying what a rough time they were having with the fisa court, how hard it was for them to get court orders, how hard it was to be able to follow up on the information they were getting. this is not a rubber stamp. this is constantly scrutinized. it's also scrutinized by the house and senate intelligence committees. i worry saying congress is keeping an eye on it for you isn't exactly a vote of confidence. but, seriously, people on the intelligence committee take it very seriously. i can tell you that this stuff is looked at very, very carefully. so i think we have to keep all of this in mind. i don't see any significant violation of civil liberties. i don't see any significant -- to me, if we have a balanced thought like with zazi in 2009, zazi, and this is one of those forest gump moments where you
FOX News
Aug 12, 2013 6:00am PDT
in the state before the 2008 sweepstakes. we are 23 months earlier than george w. bush's first visit in june of 1999. bill: why is it this early? >> i have a theory. the political system makes a judgment as to when you are going to turn a page on the pathr president in his second term. the sooner i start to turn that page the more that activity ramps up. we have joe biden who will focus on his 2016 hopes. the senator from minnesota is going to make an appearance in the state. i'm thinking the political system is starting to say, president obama, you are in our second term and you are going to become a lame duck and it looks like it will bener than later. president bush's approval ratings in 2005 were slightly above were president obama's are today. but he was engaged in the system and the system was moving. the congress had passed thus far in 2005, a trade agreement with central america, the first energy policy bill in decade, a multi-year highway bill. it was the last time the president and the congress had a multi-year funding bill. bill: you are argue he was active and relevant. >> you me
CBS
Aug 12, 2013 7:00am PDT
predecessor, president george w. bush. 14 trip and 92 vacation days compared to 50 trips and 223 for mr. bush. one common thread mr. obama's beginning to experience some second term blues. the president stepped on to the island paradise confronting some of the diceiest poll numbers of his presidency. it's only one poll but gallup constantly tracks his approval. 50% of the country disapproving. his approval rating was 51% last year a low not seen since december 2011. it's usually due to defections among democrats. revelations of counterterrorism surveillance programs more aggressive than during the bush years has unsettled the president's base. >> i want to make clear, once again, that america is not interested in spying on ordinary people. >> reporter: as the president tries to defend the phone and internet tracking republicans accuse him of ducking the issues for weeks. >> when the story initially broke, the president went under cover. he just finally came out last friday trying to come up with ways to salvage the program by window dressing. >> i applaud the pr
CBS
Aug 12, 2013 7:00am EDT
as the economy nosedives. >> the president has done so less than his pred sez or george w. bush. 14 trips and 19 days. one kmon thread mr. obama's beginning to experience some second term blues. the president stepped onto the island paradise confronting some of the diceiest poll numbers of his presidency. it's only one poll but gallop constantly tracks presidential approval. mr. obama's is at 42% with 50% of the country disapproving. his approval rating was 41% last week, a low not seen since december of 201. when the president's approval rating dips this low, it's usually due to defections among democrats. surveillance have unsettled the president's place. republicans accuse him of ducking the issue for weeks. >> when the story initially broke, the president went undercover. he was trying to come up with ways to salvage the program by window dressing. >> i applaud the president for continuing the nsa program. what i'm very critical of him for, though, is basically he's been silent for the last two months. >> the cancellation of planned summit with russian preside
PBS
Aug 12, 2013 3:00pm PDT
school and former special counsel to president george h.w. bush. welcome to you both to the newshour. mary price, let me start with you. you think these changes are good ideas. why? : absolutely. our criminal justice system has become addicted to solving our social and public safety problems with incarceration. today eric holder said the department recognizes that and says that we have to step away from using those kinds of policies. we can't incarcerate our way to public safety nor given the inequities, as we pointed out, should we do that. so i think it's significant that what he's saying with more flexibility in sentencing we can be safer and i think that's very important and something we need. >> woodruff: your argument is that this is less crime? >> our argument is that we're locking up too many of the wrong kind of people for too long for the wrong kinds of crimes. certainly -- i mean people who we are afraid of, people who are committing serious crimes, they ought to be incarcerated. we need to be kept safe. but as you pointed out, half of the people we're incarcerating are in
CNN
Aug 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. the slap sarah palin one. there were countless negative portrayals of president george w. bush. so what's new? >> what is new, i think, is how suffocating it is, how constant every day, it seems, there's another bit of evidence of meanness, of vulgarity, and a personal attack. >> reporter: and of course, this anger isn't good for getting anything done on capitol hill. one side note here, when it comes to obama bashing. senate majority leader harry reid told nevada public radio he hopes that republican opposition to the president on capitol hill is based "on substance, not the fact that he is african-american." while republican senator tim scott, who is the only black u.s. senator, took issue with that. he called reid's comments offensive and said democrats are trying to use race as a smoke screen. he wants reid to apologize. >> we'll see where we go from here. >>> we have more politics coming up this hour. hillary clinton is giving a speech. she's getting an award. is she getting too much attention? what's going on? stand by. >>> and later, a super fast technology could cut the travel t
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2013 10:00am EDT
of defense in the george h w bush administration. who morrow is at the end covers the court for the national law journal and prior to that, he was a reporter for " legal times" and" usa today." i want to introduce terry to wner in the middle of all these reporters. she is here because she is an academic from oakland university who studies to things that are quite relevant to this particular panel. one is the supreme court and the press and the other is the role of new media. we will start with professor towner and after she finishes her presentation, we will go tonythe line from tom on and then we will open it up for questions. oakland university located in rochester, michigan. i specialize in american politics and media and politics and this is one of the reasons i am here. onresearch tends to focus the role of social media and campaigns and elections with the specific focus on the task to presidential elections, dubbed as they web 2.0 elections. examined how journalists and reporters frame media coverage of the court particularly regarding affirmative action cases. recently, the cont
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